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What is an Aztec Barcode?

December 8, 2010

The Aztec barcode is a two-dimensional matrix symbology, able to encode all of the ASCII character set, a two-dimensional imaging device such as a CCD camera is necessary to scan the barcode. The symbol is made up of a square grid with a bulls-eye pattern located at its centre for easy location of the code. […]


What is an PDF417 Barcode?

November 15, 2010

Created by Symbol technologies in 1991 the PDF417 is a two dimensional (2D) stacked barcode symbology capable of encoding over a kilobyte of data. This enables the PDF417 to have 100 times the information capacity of a traditional linear barcode of the same size per label. The PDF417 is commonly used in mailing, logistics and […]


What is an EAN barcode?

June 23, 2010

An EAN (European Article Number) barcode is a specific type of barcode that has been developed for use in shops and supermarkets.